Spicy Aloe Vera Margarita

(1 Serving)

Preparation Time: 7 minutes

Aloe Vera is well known for its cosmetic benefits and is used regularly in skin lotions, cosmetics and for minor burns. In general it’s great for skin and can be consumed directly too. It grows wild in tropical climates and requires very little care which makes it a great addition to your home or backyard! I bought fresh Aloe Vera cactus from the market and decided to use it in a Margarita recipe.

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Guacamole With Peas

(4 servings)

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

This is the first recipe for our Mexico cuisine month. For the longest time I didn’t know that avocados grew on big trees and was really surprised when I actually saw them at a farm in Mexico! This fruit has a much higher fat content than other fruits & can serve as a good source of fat for people who are vegan or those who eat little meat. The most commonly created dish and one of the most popular in any Mexican restaurant – Guacamole is a very fresh recipe and can be used as a dip or spread. The most common ingredients in any guacamole are onion, tomatoes, cilantro and lime. I added a few ingredients of my own to this recipe to add some texture and flavors not commonly paired together. Hope you all love it!!

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